Jones Act subsea rock installation vessel to carry ABS class notation

A Jones Act-compliant subsea rock installation vessel, the first such ship to enter the US market, is to be built to ABS Class by Philly Shipyard, Inc. for the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC. Source: Ulstein The vessel … Read More

Green Shipping Line, DEKC Partner on Offshore Wind Vessel Solutions

Furthering its support of the emerging offshore wind industry in the U.S., Green Shipping Line (GSL) has signed a teaming agreement with DEKC Maritime, a European marine vessel engineer, to pursue Jones Act-compliant offshore wind vessel solutions in the U.S. … Read More

Charybdis Turbine Installation Vessel sets Course for the East Coast

Dominion Energy, Ørsted and Eversource have entered into an agreement for Ørsted and Eversource to charter Dominion Energy’s Charybdis, the first Jones Act-qualified offshore wind turbine installation vessel in the U.S., for the construction of two offshore wind farms in … Read More

Crowley, ESVAGT Partner to Bolster Vessel Availability for U.S. Offshore Wind Market

Crowley, a company that provides worldwide logistics, government, marine and energy solutions, and ESVAGT, a Danish shipping company, have formed a joint venture to directly bolster purpose-built, Jones Act vessel availability in support of the emerging offshore wind energy market. … Read More

Keppel AmFELS Constructing Jones Act-Compliant Offshore WTIV

Keppel AmFELS, says it is currently constructing the first-ever Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), a key vessel for the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry, which will be built to ABS Class. The 472-foot vessel is … Read More

Crowley, Watco Partner to Provide Offshore Wind Management Solutions

Crowley and Watco, a transportation service and logistics company, have partnered to create a single-source terminal and supply chain management solution to support the emerging offshore wind industry.  With the growing number of wind projects planned for U.S. waters, the … Read More

ECO to Construct First Jones Act Compliant, ABS Class SOV

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), a provider of marine transportation solutions, says it will engineer, construct and operate the first U.S.-flagged Jones Act offshore wind farm service operation vessel (SOV) ever ordered will be built to American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) … Read More

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Appoints Senior Vice President of Offshore Wind

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. (GLDD), a provider of dredging services, has named Eleni Beyko senior vice president of offshore wind – a strategic growth area for the company. Beyko brings more than 20 years of experience in program … Read More

Biden backs the Jones Act in a new executive order

The U.S. President Joseph R. Biden, who took office just a week ago, is powering through very busy first days of presidency reversing multiple policies implemented by the previous administration. On Monday, January 25, Biden signed an executive order on … Read More

Dominion Energy Reaches Construction Milestone on Offshore Installation Vessel

Dominion Energy has reached a major milestone – the keel laying – in the construction of the first Jones Act compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel, currently being constructed by Keppel AmFEL, a global marine shipbuilding firm, at its Brownsville, … Read More